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Old Nov 9 2006, 08:40 AM   #1
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As everyone that took MQ knows by now, the last six questions were just for fun and not scored as part of the contest. I thought I'd share the popular results of those questions while we're awaiting the final certified results.

145. Do you wish this contest had 150 real questions as advertised?
29 of you had had your brain ooze out your ears and thus didn't notice.
6 danced for joy that the challenge wasn't longer
5 felt deprived of the last few questions
3 were off balance by the sudden end of serious questions

146. What’s the most valuable prize in the prize pool?
30 correctly guessed it to be the copy of Dragonholder signed by Anne
10 were apparently surprised to learn there were prizes
2 thought it was perhaps the Black crystal (maybe if it was real Ballybran!)
1 thought it was the art cards by Frank Kelly Freas (which really have an undetermined value, but I don't think it's in any way astronomical)

147. I learned about McCaffrey Quest through…
21 people found out through the announcement on Anne McCaffrey’s website
16 of you found out here on A Meeting of Minds message board
5 found out on another message board, fan group, mailing list, or web surfing
1 found out by word of mouth from her sister
And none of the people I kindly met at WorldCon in LA gave it a try

148. Next year’s MQ should be…
25 of you were smart enough to say why mess with perfection, keep it the same
9 brave sadistic souls asked for it to be longer
3 poor souls requested a shorter contest
6 claimed they wouldn't return for more brain pounding

149. Who’s the prettiest staff member at A Meeting of Minds?
22 of you thought it was definitely Hans, especially when he wears a Gather dress
13 were surprised to learn MQ wasn't assembled by robots
4 thought it wise to offend the least amount of us and voted a tie for Pam, Anneli, and Becky
Only 3 were wise enough to pick Cheryl, who does most of the scoring of entries
1 coward refused to answer the question

150. Now that you’re finally well and truly done, what would you like to do?
17 of you plan to scrape your brain off the floor and attempt to pour it back in your head (how's that going for you anyhow? and are the other 11 of you who admitted to having their brain ooze out their ear planning to just leave it on the floor?)
12 plan to cheerfully re-shelve your books and submit their entry
7 nervous individuals plan to bite their nails and pace the floor until the winners are contacted (sorry you may have another day of that!)
6 are thinking up appropriate fates for the members of the MoM staff (we've passed your names on to local authorities as a precaution )
1 said all of the above. This of course was the correct answer, though it was tricky as it was a write-in vote.
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Old Nov 9 2006, 08:52 AM   #2
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You do know I was counting on these to raise my level off the floor. I am glad though that all of the Hans fan club stepped out from behind his skirts.

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Old Nov 9 2006, 11:36 AM   #3
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And as a special treat for all you who dared the quest (you are all winners to me!) and had fun with it, here's the bonus of Hans aka Master Elrhan in Cheryl's (or was it Sariel's?) prime gather dress with his faithful green Sarynth on his shoulder!

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Old Nov 9 2006, 11:57 AM   #4
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Hans - Now that is funny!
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Old Nov 9 2006, 12:25 PM   #6
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OH now that was worth taking part in the Quest to see.. .that just might have to go up on the WALL Hans...
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Old Nov 9 2006, 12:38 PM   #7
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Oh my gosh, that is a beautiful picture. You should use it as your avatar.
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Old Nov 9 2006, 01:26 PM   #8
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Nice boobs!!!!!!!!!
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145. Do you wish this contest had 150 real questions as advertised?
29 of you had had your brain ooze out your ears and thus didn't notice.
150. Now that you’re finally well and truly done, what would you like to do?
17 of you plan to scrape your brain off the floor and attempt to pour it back in your head (how's that going for you anyhow? and are the other 11 of you who admitted to having their brain ooze out their ear planning to just leave it on the floor?)


So Cheryl, what happened to the 29th person?? (And to answer your question: I think I left a little bit of brain in the corner by the door!! )
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OMG That made the whole quest worthwhile, as well as brightened up my day. lol
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Old Nov 9 2006, 01:35 PM   #11
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Nice boobs!!!!!!!!!
Something I would never dare ton say to Cheryl (they're eally hers, Clam)
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Old Nov 9 2006, 01:40 PM   #12
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Hans!
Give a girl some warning before you steal her dress again!

thanks Clamball

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145. Do you wish this contest had 150 real questions as advertised?
29 of you had had your brain ooze out your ears and thus didn't notice.
150. Now that you’re finally well and truly done, what would you like to do?
17 of you plan to scrape your brain off the floor and attempt to pour it back in your head (how's that going for you anyhow? and are the other 11 of you who admitted to having their brain ooze out their ear planning to just leave it on the floor?)


So Cheryl, what happened to the 29th person?? (And to answer your question: I think I left a little bit of brain in the corner by the door!! )
The 29th was the one that picked all of the above on 150.
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Old Nov 9 2006, 01:55 PM   #13
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lol
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Something I would never dare ton say to Cheryl (they're eally hers, Clam)
Hold on now, make up your mind Hans. You said it was you in the dress, so I guess everything in the dress is you. Not Cheryl. But if you and Cheryl want to fight over the boobs, who am I to stand in your way.


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149. Who’s the prettiest staff member at A Meeting of Minds?
22 of you thought it was definitely Hans, especially when he wears a Gather dress
13 were surprised to learn MQ wasn't assembled by robots
4 thought it wise to offend the least amount of us and voted a tie for Pam, Anneli, and Becky
Only 3 were wise enough to pick Cheryl, who does most of the scoring of entries
1 coward refused to answer the question

150. Now that you’re finally well and truly done, what would you like to do?
17 of you plan to scrape your brain off the floor and attempt to pour it back in your head (how's that going for you anyhow? and are the other 11 of you who admitted to having their brain ooze out their ear planning to just leave it on the floor?)
12 plan to cheerfully re-shelve your books and submit their entry
7 nervous individuals plan to bite their nails and pace the floor until the winners are contacted (sorry you may have another day of that!)
6 are thinking up appropriate fates for the members of the MoM staff (we've passed your names on to local authorities as a precaution )
1 said all of the above. This of course was the correct answer, though it was tricky as it was a write-in vote.
What? I can't help if you're ALL equally beautiful... And this is especially confirmed after Hans' picture, ooh la la!

And wow, I didn't think that last one was meant to be right, I just did it tongue-in-cheek!
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Old Nov 9 2006, 02:40 PM   #16
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If you thought it was all of us, you shoulda done that as a write-in!
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I thought that was what I implied!
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I thought write-ins were not to be allowed anywhere?
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For the actual questions, no. But I figured since the last ones weren't going to count towards our score anyway, I could be a little impudent
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I think that's a safe assumption, Spiff
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Hold on now, make up your mind Hans. You said it was you in the dress, so I guess everything in the dress is you. Not Cheryl. But if you and Cheryl want to fight over the boobs, who am I to stand in your way.



This was priceless.. ..everytime I think about that image, I start laughing.
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Does your artistic eye and fingers get into gear, Maelin?????
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Hans, you should wear dresses more often!
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I think I'm truly disturbed by that pic...
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I think I'm truly disturbed by that pic...
You sound like my 18 year old son, Pam

But then, you are one of the very few on this board who saw the lovely lady Harper Sariel in that dress with your own eyes! Maybe that makes a difference?
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You sound like my 18 year old son, Pam

But then, you are one of the very few on this board who saw the lovely lady Harper Sariel in that dress with your own eyes! Maybe that makes a difference?
Probably. I even think I may have taken that pic.

It really is disturbing, seeing someone else's face (especially yours ) on Cheryl's body
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Oh drat, and here I was, thinking you were sorry for Zoey turning green...

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I hadn't even noticed that it was really Zoey in disguise!

What else did you photoshop in that picture, eh Hans?

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I hadn't even noticed that it was really Zoey in disguise!

What else did you photoshop in that picture, eh Hans?

*gutter*
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Just the head and the firelizard's colour! Honest.
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Try some lipstick too!
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Could have done that, Lily, I could have.... (but didn't)
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Zoey probably turned green for the same reason I did... actually, I think we turned the same color, and probably due to the same reason

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Zoey probably turned green for the same reason I did... actually, I think we turned the same color, and probably due to the same reason



Pam, Pam - please warn me next time you're about to say something like that!


[I think this is karmic revenge for one of my posts ruining one of C_ris's keybaords earlier today...]
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Pam, Pam - please warn me next time you're about to say something like that!


[I think this is karmic revenge for one of my posts ruining one of C_ris's keybaords earlier today...]
[ yeah, and thanks to that I had to revert to using a keyboard! ]
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Ah, you spotted my fully intentional typo then?



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Yes, I saw!

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